Asus unveiled the ZenWatch 2 in June, and now the company’s revealing more details about its second-generation smartwatch.
According to Asus, the ZenWatch 2 offers longer battery life, faster charging, and features a magnetic pogo pin charger. The new watches will come in large and small sizes, and feature IP67 water-resistant designs. There’s also a new crown button on the side of the watches.
The Asus ZenWatch 2 should be available for purchase starting in October for €149 and up.
The larger model features a 1.63 inch, 320 x 320 pixel AMOLED display with 277 pixels per inch and a 400 mAh battery, while the smaller version has a 1.45 inch, 280 x 280 pixel, 273 ppi display and a 300 mAh battery.
Asus says the larger watch should get about 2.5 days of battery life, while the smaller model should be good for “more than” 2 days.
The larger watch has the model number W1501Q, measures 1.96″ x 1.6″ and it’s designed for use with 22mm wrist straps. This model should sell for €149 in Europe.
The smaller ZenWatch 2 is the W1502Q and it measures 1.8″ x 1.46″and supports 18mm wrist straps. The W1502Q carriers a €169 price tag.
US pricing and availability hasn’t been announced yet.
Both models feature Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of storage, WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.1. And both run Google’s Android Wear software.